You can find more good ideas in the books
Lakescaping for Wildlife and Water
Quality, Landscaping for Wildlife,
and Woodworking for Wildlife. Buy them in
bookstores or order online at www.minnesotasbookstore.com.
The University of Minnesota provides
additional information and resources on their
Sustainable Urban Landscape Information
Series web site: www.sustland.umn.edu.
The Master Gardener program has volunteers
in every Minnesota county, many who enjoy
native landscaping and have valuable project
Two societies that offer assistance and
resources are The Wild Ones www.for-wild.org and the
Minnesota Native Plant Society www.mnnps.org/.
More and more nurseries and landscape
professionals are specializing in native
plants. One source for a directory of
providers is www.dnr.state.mn.us/gardens/nativeplants/suppliers.